magnesium hydroxide definition

  • noun:
    • A white powder, Mg(OH)2, made use of as an antacid and a laxative.
    • the beds base Mg(OH)2 that develops naturally as brucite; its made use of as an antacid and in many commercial processes
    • A slightly alkaline chemical substance, Mg(OH)2, the energetic concept in antacid milk of magnesia, in addition made use of as a laxative.
    • a white crystalline powder used mainly in medicines

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